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Teen airlifted after Dawesville crash


Three teenagers have been injured after a crash in Dawesville on Thursday.

About 8:30am, Emergency services rushed to the aid of three teens trapped in a crash on Dawesville Road.

Firefighters worked quickly to free the trapped teens.

A teenage girl, 14, was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver, a 16-year-old male, was also taken to Royal Perth Hospital by Ambulance with serious injuries.

Another 14-year-old girl was taken to Peel Health Campus.

It’s believed the Honda civic left the road and crashed into a tree.

The road was closed for over an hour as the teens were treated and the scene was cleared.

Police are investigating.

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reek's interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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